Researchers say crab-based computing possible, lobsters throw up claws in disbelief

IBM’s Holey Optochip? Yawn. Fujitsu’s K supercomputer? Yesterday’s news. Forget about boring old conventional computing stuff, the future of computer technology lies in crabs — lots and lots of crabs. Researchers at Kobe University and the University of the West of England’s Unconventional Computing Centre have discovered that properly herded crabs can signal the AND, OR and NOT… Read More »

Free Wireless Broadband for the Masses

A startup backed by a Skype cofounder plans to offer “freemium” broadband—supported by ads and social features. When you think of basic human rights, access to wireless broadband Internet probably isn’t at the top of the list. But a new company backed by a Skype cofounder disagrees, and plans to bring free mobile broadband to the U.S. later… Read More »

Tools To Make Your Windows Life Easier

Ever been working on something and Windows keeps urging you to reboot? Windows XP doesn’t give you a lot of choices. You can either not reboot and put up with annoying reminders, or you can reboot and get it over with. Windows Vista and Windows 7 are a bit better. You can postpone your reboot for several hours… Read More »

Track Your Email With Plus Addressing In Gmail

Do you have a Gmail account? Gmail Accounts are free, give you lots of storage, and can be used like a regular email account in your Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Thunderbird or other email program. You can get a Gmail account free simply by signing up for one – just visit this page. For those who already have… Read More »

This Cloudeight Freeware Pick Can Find Malware On Your Computer Like Nothing Else Can

Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware For Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Works on 32bit and 64bit versions of Windows What is it? An excellent anti-malware scanner and anti-malware remover Download size: approx 2.3 MB Windows executable (EXE) Despite its colloquial name, and regardless of the fact you probably think you’re already being inundated with anti-this’s and anti-that’s –… Read More »